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HETEROGENEOUS

New York Times, Sunday, December 13, 1959

Author:
A. H. Drummond Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 692 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 13, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
A. H. Drummond Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,803
Across
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"___ you are." : COMEAS
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Mother of Oedipus. : JOCASTA
14
Bridge term. : TENACE
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The state of being voiced. : SONANCE
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Ordained. : ENACTED
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Listen to the end. : HEAROUT
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Schoenberg's contribution to music. : TWELVETONESCALE
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The state of being wrong. : ERRANCY
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Monastery. : ABBEY
28
Avifauna. : ORNIS
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South African antelope. : BLESBOK
31
Important housing group. : FHA
32
Socials. : TEAS
33
Nobel laureate, 1933. : BUNIN
34
Garbler of radio programs. : JAMMER
35
Unyielding. : STERN
37
Chicago transportation. : ELS
38
___ one's jib (appearance): Colloq. : CUTOF
39
Lachesis. : FATE
40
How: Ger. : WIE
42
Conception. : IDEA
43
Lacking firmness. : SLEAZY
45
Javelin: Lat. : TELUM
47
Breathed in. : INHALED
49
Tiny margin. : HAIR
51
Rambler. : ROSE
52
Whitsuntide in U. S. : PINKSTER
54
Dodson or Fogg. : ATTORNEY
58
At ease. : RESTING
60
Swiftly. : APACE
63
Weight units. : GRAMS
64
Cut. : MOWN
66
Mme. Goldschmidt. : LIND
67
Strikes. : SMITES
68
Part. : ROLE
69
Silent star. : BARA
70
Smooth, in music. : DOLCE
71
Workers in wood. : PLANERS
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Adverse. : ILL
73
Suffer defeat: Slang. : TAKEITONTHECHIN
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Monk's title. : FRA
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Easily molded. : PLIABLE
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Shoots. : TWIGS
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Dismiss. : DROP
81
Surfeit. : CLOY
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Novel of 1914. : PENROD
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Without: Fr. : SANS
84
Hebrew letter. : AYIN
85
Poetic specter. : SHADE
86
Scottish poet, friend of Ben Jonson. : AYTON
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2,240 pounds. : LONGTON
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Surrounded. : BESIEGED
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"Kingfish" of politics. : HUEYLONG
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Accts. : RPTS
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"And they were ___ afraid." : SORE
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Citizen of Wiesbaden. : HESSIAN
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Alleviates. : EASES
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Christian. : HERTER
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Pretense. : POSE
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D. I.'s concern: Abbr. : TNG
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Song. : NOEL
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Yellow. : LEMON
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Christmas. : EVE
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Gather. : AMASS
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Banish. : DEPORT
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Type of jury. : PETIT
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Six: Span. : SEIS
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Piloted. : LED
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Boiler. : CALDRON
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Old silver coin. : DUCAT
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Subject of Izaak Walton biography. : DONNE
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In ___ (for the purpose of). : ORDERTO
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Really. : ASAMATTEROFFACT
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Worker for a cause. : SOLDIER
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One fourth: Comb. form. : TETARTO
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Confines. : ENCAGES
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Appeared. : SEEMED
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Builder. : ERECTOR
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Talked back to: Colloq. : SASSED
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Pasture sound. : COWBELL
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What a single is good for. : ONEBASE
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Menfolk. : MALES
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Begrudge. : ENVY
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Single point. : ACE
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Commence. : SETOUT
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Elinor Wylie heroine. : JENNIFER
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___ a million. : ONEIN
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Lewis hero. : CASS
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Banking abbreviation. : ACC
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___ Mater. : STABAT
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"___ the old, old story . . . " : TELLME
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Revoke a legacy. : ADEEM
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Part of a recent foreign policy phrase. : THEBRINK
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Architect Saarinen of Yale. : EERO
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Stool pigeons, London style. : NARKS
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Constellation. : ARA
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Symbol of the C. S. A. : CONFEDERATEFLAG
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Defeated: Slang. : EUCHRED
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Conditions. : STATES
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Ancient Cappadocian city. : TYANA
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Whether. : ORNOT
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Homely chore. : SEWING
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Purchase. : BUYIN
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Lee's left hand. : JAMESLONGSTREET
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Construction piece. : TILEPIN
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Rulers. : CZARS
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Unite. : FUSE
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Questioning sounds. : EHS
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"Oh, give me ___ . . . " : AHOME
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Bereft, long ago. : LORN
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Cossack chief. : ATAMAN
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Species of movie. : REMAKE
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Small quantity. : PINCH
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"Yes, ___!" : INDEEDY
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Augustan general. : AGRIPPA
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Car. : TROLLEY
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Western catchword. : TALLINTHESADDLE
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Long ago, long ago. : YORE
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Jousts. : TILTS
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___ Pasco, high city of Peru. : CERRODE
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Tried. : ESSAYED
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Caters to. : WAITSON
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Pier. : SLIP
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Plain. : BALD
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Going on. : DOING
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Handsets. : PHONES
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Steaks. : TBONES
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Speech characteristics. : TWANG
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Manger. : CRIB
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Incites. : AROUSES
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Gladden. : CHEER
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Leaf cutters. : ANTS
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Tempting. : SIREN
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Wished earnestly. : LONGED
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Glassy silica. : OPAL
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Not ___ (pretty bad): Slang. : SOHOT
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Nevertheless: Dial. : YIT
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"Come, ___, fill the flowing bowl." : LANDLORD
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Discriminating buyer. : SELECTOR
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Greek name of epic poet. : HOMEROS
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Bristles, in botany. : SETAE
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Adolescent. : TEENAGE
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Manifested. : EVINCED
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Adjusts, as a clock. : RESETS
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From whence Columbus sailed. : PALOS
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Trapper. : NOOSER
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Fancy. : ORNATE
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Headdresses. : MITRES
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Curtain material. : SCRIM
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Tell tales. : PRATE
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Present for decision. : PUTTO
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Furniture. : SOFAS
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To ___ (precisely). : ATEE
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Tapered seam. : DART
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Awards: Abbr. : DFCS
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Dutch commune. : EDE
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Son of: Prefix. : MAC
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___ shoestring. : ONA

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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